Manchester Christmas Markets map and prices for Winter Gardens food and drinks

We take a look at some of the food and drink highlights at the Piccadilly Gardens site in the 2021 Christmas markets and find out how much some of favourite items cost in 2021 - plus what’s available for people with dietary requirements like vegans and vegetarians.

Manchester Christmas Markets

Manchester Christmas Markets have unveiled their newest site, the Winter Gardens in Piccadilly Gardens - and there is plenty on offer for foodies.

With Albert Square out of action, Piccadilly Gardens has this year been transformed into one of the six markets locations for 2021.

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Whether you fancy a Christmas tipple, a warming brew or some street food, we’ve picked out the prices for some popular items at a number of the stalls there to give you a flavour ahead of your visit.

Most traders were accepting cards and cash when we visited on Friday.

For our full locations guide, see here.

Manchester Christmas Markets Map 2021 Credit: city council

Drinks

Brooks Mill

Coffee £3; coffee with a shot £5, gingerbread latte £3.50, caramel latte £3.50, tea £2, hot chocolate £3.

Mulled wine £5, gingerbread gin £6, prosecco £5.

Bar Humbug

Price range £2.50-8.50

Including hot cocktails £8, mulled wine £4.50, spiced rum punch £7.

Bar Humbug price list

Off Piste Bar

Price range £4.50-7.50

Including pint of beer £5, plum cider £4.50, mulled wine £4.50, shots from £5.

Food

There are tons of stalls on offer to meet all tastes and dietary requirements; here are a few that caught our eye.

Eat Greek

The popular Greek stall makes a return again this year.

Price range: £5-£10. Vegetarian, vegan and halal options available

What’s on offer: Chicken Gyros Pitta- Mediterranean chicken, lettuce, tomato, red onion, tzatzki on a warm Greek pitta £8.50

Lamb Kofa pitta- Spicy lamb, lettuce, tomato, red onion, tzatzki on a warm Greek pita £8.50

Halloumi Pitta (vegetarian)- Grilled halloumi, red pepper hummus, lettuce, tomato, red onion, tzatzki on a warm Greek pita- £8.50

Manchester Christmas Markets - Eat Greek All photos: JPIMedia/ David Hurst

Jack Fruit (vegan pulled pork)- BBQ jack fruit, lettuce, tomato, red onion on a warm Greek pitta £8.50

Halloumi Fries- Grilled halloumi on a bed of salad drizzled with mint yogurt and pomegranates £7.50

Greek Fries- Fries seasoned with oregano served with a side of salad and tzatzki sauce £5

Loaded Fries (large tray)- Oregano fries with side salad topped with choice of chicken, lamb kofta, halloumi or jack fruit, garnished with tzatzki or mint yogurt £10

Panc

Vegans and vegetarians need not miss out on bratwurst: this stall is all vegan and they have bread buns in every colour of the rainbow!

Price range: £5-£12

What’s on offer:

  • Vegan Bratwurst
  • Shawarma kebab
  • Burgers
  • Loaded fries

Clowbecks Farmhouse Kitchen

Hearty fayre for a cold day or night, with veggie options available.

Staff on Clowbecks Farmhouse Kitchen stall

Price range £3-5.50.

Including: Cumberland sausage in a long bap with caramelised onions £5.50

Lancashire cheese potatoes £5.50

Traditional black peas £3.

Loop Churros and Hot Drinks

Enjoy a sweet treat with these traditional Spanish snacks.

Price range £3.50-£6.50

Including: 6’ homemade churros with chocolate sauce and cinnamon sugar £6; s’mores £6.50 and hot chocolates.

Koehler Kusse Luxury Chocolate Cakes

Koehler Kusse have returned this year with their popular German style cakes imported from Germany.

Price range: 12 for £10 offer.

What’s on offer: They offer a range of flavours including cappuccino, honey and almond, Ferrero Rocher and coconut.

Manchester Christmas Markets

The Cheshire Cheese Company

A fab selection for the cheeselovers among you.

Priced at 1 for £4.50, 3 for £12, 4 for £15, 6 for £20.

Range includes: Wensleydale and cranberry; Wincle ale and mustard medium cheddar; Smokey tomato and garlic cheddar; Chilli, lime and tequila cheddar; Caramelised onion and rioja (red wine) cheddar and gin and lemon Cheshire cheese